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Dr. Yi Zuo

Principal Investigator

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Decipher the dynamic neural circuit in the living brain

The ability to learn new skills and to adapt to an ever-changing environment is vital for the animal.  To understand the neural circuit basis of such abilities, as well as the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms, we combine live imaging, molecular genetics, opto- and chemo-genetics, and mouse behavioral analysis to study synapse plasticity under both physiological and pathological conditions.


My laboratory is in UCSC's Department. of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. The University also offers a wide range of shared facilities, as well as opportunities for exciting interdisciplinary collaborations. For more information about our research topics or how to become a member of our research team, please contact us.

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Congratulation

2024-6-15

Congratulations Aster, Danielle, Leo and James! So great to have you in the lab and wish you an exciting new adventure.

Graduation of class 2024

Congratulation

2024-6-1

Congratulations Ju! And good luck with the new start!

Neuroimaging workshop

2024-5-1

Thanks to everyone's efforts

New paper

2024-3-21

Check out our new collaborating paper with Dr. Wang's group.

New paper

2023-10-26

Congratulation on Emily and Ju's review paper on motor learning

Welcome

2023-8-1

Welcome 2023 SIP scholars to the lab

New Award

2023-8-1

Congratulation to Aster on receiving the Undergraduate Research in Science and Technology Award

New imaging course

2023-5-30

Inaugural brain imaging workshop between Stanford and UCSC

Welcome

2023-4-7

Emily Kogan joined Zuo lab for her PhD study.

Welcome Emily

Yi's interview

2022-11-23

Check it out and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone

New Grant for Ju

2022-11-17

Congratulation on Ju for receiving pilot grant.

Effect of heterochronic blood exchange on the mesoscopic brain network in aged mice

Contact Us

Contact Zuo Lab to discuss published works, talk invitation, teaching, collaboration, and hiring opportunities.

1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Sinsheimer Labs, Rm 201
yizuo@ucsc.edu

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